Natural Factors Unbleached Lecithin 1200 mg, 90 Softgels

Natural Factors Unbleached Lecithin 1200 mg, 90 Softgels

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All cells throughout the human body are enveloped by membrane composed chiefly of essential fatty acids in the form of compounds known as "phospholipids." The major phospholipid of the human body is phosphatidylcholine. Commercially available phosphatidylcholine preparations are derived from soy lecithin. These preparations are used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, bipolar depression, elevated cholesterol levels, and liver disorders. The beneficial effects are likely due primarily to the essential fatty acid components of phosphatidylcholine and lecithin preparations.
Lecithin provides a good source of choline, helpful to the nervous system and liver. Lecithin also aids in the proper digestion and absorption of essential fats and fat-soluble vitamins. Add Unbleached Lecithin to your routine to improve liver function, aid the digestion of fat, help protect arteries from cholesterol buildup and prevent the formation of kidney stones and gallstones.


  • Helps prevent the formation of liver and gall stones
  • Aids in healthy liver function
  • May lower cholesterol
  • Cellular support throughout your body


Each softgel contains:
Unbleached lecithin (Glycine max) (soy bean) ....................1200 mg


3 softgels daily, taken at mealtimes or as directed by health care practitioner. Keep out of the reach of children.


  • Lecithin or phosphatidylcholine is not indicated in patients with depression (unipolar or clinical depression) unless under the supervision of a health care practitioner as high dosage phosphatidylcholine supplementation has been shown to worsen depression in some cases.
  • Lecithin (phosphatidylcholine) is generally well-tolerated.
  • At higher dosages (i.e. greater than 10 grams) lecithin preparations may cause a reduced appetite, nausea, abdominal bloating, gastrointestinal pain and diarrhea.

Additional Information

Children: Suitable for children at one-half the adult dosage.

Pregnancy and Nursing: Considered safe during pregnancy and lactation.

Seniors: No special precautions are known.

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